Raw Materials and Chemicals

Dow’s Fu Receives Roon Award at ACS

April 10, 2014
Dow Coating Materials recently announced that Zhenwen Fu, principal research scientist, has received first place in the Roon Awards competition.
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MOMENTIVE: Coating Modifier

April 10, 2014
The new CoatOSil FLX coating modifier from this company can reportedly improve coating flexibility.
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LANXESS Announces Managerial Changes

April 9, 2014
LANXESS recently announced leadership changes at two business units and country entities, as well as one group function.
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Momentive Announces Green Partnership

April 9, 2014
Momentive recently announced a partnership with Beyond Benign and its Green Chemistry Commitment (GCC).
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Troy to Exhibit at American Coatings Show

April 8, 2014
Troy Corp. recently announced it will present a range of advanced products and services developed to assist formulators at the American Coatings Show.
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Dow-Mitsui Chlor-Alkali Facility Starts Up

April 4, 2014
Dow’s share of the chlorine produced at the Freeport, Texas, facility is intended to serve the growing feedstock needs of its performance- and market-driven businesses.
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Horn Receives Cabot Distributor Award

April 4, 2014
Horn recently announced it has received Cabot Corp.’s 2013 North American Distributor Performance Award.
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Boss Named Momentive President, Silicones and Quartz

April 3, 2014
Momentive Performance Materials Inc. has hired Jack Boss as president of its Silicones and Quartz Division.
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Rubber-Based Hot-Melt Pressure-Sensitive Adhesives

Rubber-based hot melts show great promise for a wide range of applications in both tapes and labels.
April 1, 2014

The choice of elastomers based on styrene block copolymer (SBC) technology for tapes and labels has traditionally been split between solvent and hot-melt systems.


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Advancing Adhesives: ExxonMobil Announces Major Tackifier Expansion

A new facility will provide the hot-melt adhesives industry with nearly double the global production of hydrogenated tackifier.
April 1, 2014

ExxonMobil Chemical Co. has announced plans to build what is reportedly the world’s largest hydrogenated tackifier manufacturing facility at its recently expanded petrochemical complex in Singapore.


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